Definition of tarry:
poke, linger, hang around, bum, lallygag, frothy, delay, anticipate, lie in wait, dwell, sooty, cobbled, fast, lodge, arse around, lounge about, armor-plated, inhabit, adhesive, gilded, loll, jet, dally, jet-black, dally, dilly-dally, lollygag, grass, lag, stand, mill about, procrastinate, bide, lurk, bum around, mill around, waste one's time, ambush, resinous, watch, coal-black, furry, stop, stick around, pause, mess about, reside, loiter, expect, bum about, bushwhack, loaf, sojourn, frig around, skulk, gilt, waylay, lounge, lounge around, arse about, hover, confront, pitchy, scupper, footle, rest, resiny, live, gold-plated, study at wait, loll around, dawdle, keep, drag, mill, ambuscade, stay behind, foamy, await, gift-wrapped, trail.
- abide (part of speech: verb)
- resinous (part of speech: adjective)
- remain (part of speech: verb)
- "The Emperor of Portugallia", Selma Lagerlof.
And Cicero, the orator, relates, that when he declined all such concerns, and would have lived privately, his brother appeared to him in a dream, and calling him by his name, said, " why do you tarry, Caius?- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- "The Sign of the Spider", Bertram Mitford.